Joan Armatrading ‎– Thinking Man (12″)

From 1985 and the lead single from the album “Secret Secrets” given some nice synth touches by producer Mike Howlett. I’m sure she mentions Brexit in the opening bars of the song. The exclusive B-side of “Love Grows” will be a treat for fans, an atmospheric ballad which showcases her distinctive voice and range.

A bonus is the inclusion of minor hit, “Drop The Pilot” from 1983, a bit of a New Wave classic that verges into Pop Rock and doesn’t get played much these days.

A&M Records ‎– AMY 250thinkingfrontcov

A Thinking Man
B1 Love Grows
B2 Drop The Pilot



2 responses

  1. Always liked “Drop The Pilot” & “I Love It When You Call Me Names” (Big Hits Down Under) One J.A. coming your way in my next 80’s bunch !!!

  2. I never heard these before. Great songs

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